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- Dallas Prepares To Provide Housing, Health Care For Immigrant Children The tens of thousands of immigrant children who somehow make their way to America do so not knowing the language or what will happen next. But local leaders are calling on North Texans to put politics aside, and respond as parents.
- Supreme Court: Can't Make Employers Cover Contraception The Supreme Court says corporations can hold religious objections that allow them to opt out of the new health law requirement that they cover contraceptives for women.
- Blue Cross Blue Shield Deductible Problem Complaints Skyrocketing Complaints about some of the biggest health insurance companies in the state are skyrocketing and could get a lot worse. Some insurance agents told CBS 11 News that thousands of people might have insurance problems they don't even know about yet.
- Texas Medical Group Starts Veterans' Care Registry The Texas Medical Association says it's stepping up to help veterans facing treatment delays from an overtaxed federal Veterans Affairs health care system.
- Largest Texas Health Insurer: Technical Glitch Is Causing Deductible Problem CBS 11 News has learned that the largest health insurer in Texas hasn't been paying some of its bills. The problem has caused some people to take out loans and cash in investments, to pay for medical charges that are supposed to be covered.
- Ted Cruz Rallies Republicans To Their Feet At State Convention Thousands of cheering Republicans at the state GOP convention in Fort Worth consider U.S. Senator Ted Cruz a political rock star.
- Data Discrepancies In Health Care Signups Jeopardize Coverage A government document provided to The Associated Press says more than 2 million people who got health insurance under President Barack Obama's law have data discrepancies that could jeopardize coverage for some.
- Gov. Perry Responds To New EPA Guidelines For Texas Texas has to cut its carbon emission by 39 percent by 2030 under new federal requirements.
- Obama Taps Texan Castro For Cabinet, Boost To Democrat President Barack Obama tapped San Antonio Mayor Julian Castro on Friday to be the nation's next housing secretary, giving a prominent national platform to one of the Democratic Party's most celebrated up-and-comers.
- Walmart Begins Offering Car Insurance The world's largest retailer is letting shoppers quickly find and buy car insurance policies online in real time. The service is now available in eight states, including Texas.